Jamie Franks


Jamie Franks

Infobox State Representative


name=Jamie Franks


state_house=Mississippi
state=Mississippi
district=19th
term=2000 - 2007
preceded=Mark A. DuVall
succeeded=Incumbent
party=Democratic
date of birth=birth date and age|1972|12|26
place of birth=Mooreville, Mississippi
date of death=
place of death=
residence=
spouse=Alisa Parkman
profession=attorney
religion=Church of God
alma_mater=University of Mississippi, Mississippi College of Law|

Jamie Franks is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing the 19th district from 2000 through 2007. His district includes Lee, Itawamba and Tishomingo Counties.

He was the Democratic nominee for the office of Lieutenant Governor in the 2007 General Election, but was defeated by Republican State Auditor Phil Bryant on November 6, 2007. Bryant won 59 percent of the vote.

The Mississippi Clarion-Ledger named Franks as a potential candidate in the special election to fill the seat of resigned U.S. House member Roger Wicker [ [http://www.clarionledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080101/NEWS/801010366/-1/newsfront Wicker moves up; who moves in?] ] but Franks declined to run.

Franks is a native of Mooreville, Mississippi and is an attorney. He is married to the former Alisa Parkman of Hinds County, and they have two sons. He is a member of the Church of God.

References

External links

* [http://www.ls.state.ms.us/house/franks.htm Mississippi State Legislature - Representative Jamie Franks] official MS Senate website
* [http://www.jamie2007.com/ Jamie Franks for Lt. Governor] official campaign website
* [http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=68403 Project Vote Smart - Representative Jamie Franks (MS)] profile
*"Follow the Money" - Jamie Franks
** [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77943 2005] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=17671 2003] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=38141 1999] campaign contributions


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